Tag: Transport for London (TfL)

Our Lives in Data – Science Museum Late Review

As mentioned previously on this blog, we were delighted to be involved in the ‘Late’ at the Science Museum on Wednesday August 31 as part of the ‘Our Lives in Data’ exhibition. It was great to see hundreds of people coming along to

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TfL plans new open data feeds

The capital’s transport authority is ready to let developers at its data on trams, crowding at Underground stations and road closures on Marathon day

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Traffic Data Hack Day – Event Review

As previously outlined in our post on March 30 on this blog, the Traffic Data Hack Day was hosted by Amazon Web Services on April 6. The event was attended by TfL employees, academics working within this subject area, data scientists,

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Standardisation in roads open data

This week we have a guest post from Duncan Elder, an Associate with IBI Group and a specialist in transport data, spatial information and customer information systems. In Part 4 of the series on the Unified API on this blog, Tim discussed

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Over the Air 2015 – TfL talk Open Data

The 7th Over the Air took place on the 25th & 26th of September, 2015 at St. John’s in Hoxton, London and Transport for London were delighted to provide two speakers at the event on Friday 25th. Over the Air

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“Data helps us provide better transport”: TfL on Oyster cards, big data and contactless payments

Future of London New Technologies London One of the younger users of London’s Oyster card. Image: Romazur/Wikimedia Commons. In the last of the the Future of London series, presented by Transport for London, we talk to Shashi Verma, the transport

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Open data in the UK: a job half done

Many UK government bodies are still ‘a long way’ from routinely publishing their data, open data expert Sir Nigel Shadbolt has warned. By Charlotte Jee | Computerworld UK | Published 11:20, 12 August 15 Since 2010 the government has officially

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Tube strike – Web and open data analytics

As expected, last week saw 4 days of high demand on our website and open data during the Tube strike and in the build up to it, with traffic at 1.67 x normal levels over Wednesday 5th and Thursday 6th August. The strike started

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How TfL will use data about you to keep London moving as its population soars

‘Our big data story is growing with thought leadership and because we’ve got more courage to put this data together’ – Steve Townsend, CIO, Transport for London Every day, 24 million journeys are made across London’s city transport network, on

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Why a new website but no app? Part 1

A question we’ve been asked many times when gathering feedback on our new website is when we’ll develop smartphone apps for travel tools such as Journey Planner, maps, bus and Tube arrivals and service status. What many people don’t realise

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